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Outline and Evaluate the Multi-Store of Memory
The idea of a multi-store memory, was discovered by Atkinson and Shiffrin in 1968, and argues that
memory can be divided into three separate structures; Sensory memory, Short-term memory and
Long-term memory. Information is thought to enter the memory system through the Sensory
memory, then passed on to the Short Term memory when attention is paid to it.…read more

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This included the anterior two thirds of his hippocampus and amygdale, and parts of termpoal love on
both sides of his brain. The surgery improved his epilepsy, but caused severe memory problems.
H.M. could remember everything before the surgery and his short term memory worked well, but
like Clive Wearing, he was unable to transfer information from his Short Term memory, to Long Term
memory. It seems impossible for him to store any new semantic or episodic information.…read more

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